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PNS Daily Newscast - June 2, 2020 


President Trump berates governors as 'weak' amid growing racial unrest; an interfaith group sees a link between protests and climate change.

2020Talks - June 2, 2020 


Eight states plus Washington DC have primaries today, even as cities determine how to move forward in the wake of massive protests nationwide; President Trump says he'll deploy active US troops to quell them.

Public News Service - OR: Salmon Recovery

NEWPORT, Ore. - It is "Shark Week" at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport. Oregon waters are home to about 15 shark species. Five of them can be seen at the aquarium, where visitors can watch them feed and learn more about their role in the ocean ecosystem. Scientists say that, like many other aq

Portland, OR - The Western Oregon Plan Revisions (WOPR) have become the latest Bush administration edict to be set aside by the new administration. The forest management plan for more than 2.5 million acres was called "indefensible" and the science behind it "tainted and distorted by political press

Newport, Ore. – Today's celebration of "World Oceans Day" is especially timely for Oregon this year, as the Oregon Shores Coastal Climate Action Conference gets underway in Newport. For both events, a major topic is healthy oceans and climate change. A biologist and keynote speaker at the Ne

Portland, OR – This week a federal judge gave the Obama administration specific advice about how to handle the Columbia River salmon plan, and a number of Oregonians are optimistic the White House is listening. Glen Spain, with the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations (PCFFA)

Portland, OR – The debate has raged for years about removing the four dams on the Lower Snake River in Idaho, close to northeastern Oregon. Now, those same dams are the reason the Snake is on a new list of the country's top ten "Most Endangered Rivers," compiled by the group American Rivers. T

Washington, D.C. - Oregon has a big stake in the massive "Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009" - five potential new wilderness areas - and they could take a crucial step forward this weekend. They're part of a package of more than 150 public land and energy bills left over from the last Congr

San Francisco, CA – A California group is warning Oregon to take better care of its native fish populations. The fish and watershed advocacy group, California Trout, has released a study that says 65 percent of native salmon, steelhead and trout species in Oregon have less than 100 years befor

Salem, OR - Four dams on the Klamath River will remain in place, at least until the year 2020 and perhaps longer, despite an agreement this week that's supposed to bring about what its supporters are calling "the largest river and salmon restoration effort in the country." The governors of Oregon

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